India may host Asia Cup games in the United Arab Emirates, not Pakistan: Report

A source from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) told the news agency PTI that the UAE will also host the Asia Cup final if India qualifies for it.

As a possible solution to the Asia Cup gridlock, sources from the Board (PCB) say that India may be offered the opportunity to play its matches in the UAE, where some games will be held.

A source from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) says that if India qualifies for the final, the UAE will also host it.

Following the release of the continental body’s itinerary and Pakistan’s absence as the tournament hosts. An emergency meeting of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) was called for on February 4 in Bahrain at the request of PCB chief Najam Sethi.

On Thursday, while addressing the media, Sethi stated that further discussions regarding the hosting of the Asia Cup One-Day International will take place next month on the sidelines of an ICC meeting because the issue “remained unresolved.”

However, reliable sources who are aware of the developments stated that the most likely solution to the issue appears to be that Pakistan will continue to host the Asia Cup.

However, some matches will also be held in the United Arab Emirates. Where India may play all of its games, including the final, if necessary.

According to the source, “Sethi made it clear at the ACC meeting that PCB wants to host the event and some of the matches at home.”

Pakistan was initially given the Asia Cup, which was supposed to take place in September of this year. However, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah, who is also the chairman of the ACC. Announced in October that India would not travel to Pakistan.

PTI reported earlier this month that Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah. The UAE’s three venues—are the favorites to host the tournament, but a decision has not yet been made.

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